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Prosecutors: Bickering female roomies join forces to beat officer

ShadMiller left PriscillWilliams | phocourtesy Cook County Sheriff's Dept./Chicago Police Dept. | Sun-Times

Shada Miller, left, and Priscilla Williams | photo courtesy Cook County Sheriff's Dept./Chicago Police Dept. | Sun-Times

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Updated: February 2, 2012 9:59AM

A pair of bickering roommates attacked an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy when he tried to break up their fight in Uptown, prosecutors said.

Priscilla Williams, 20, and Shada Miller, 17, began arguing in a store in the 4400 block of North Broadway Friday afternoon, and were kicked out, but continued their feud outside, prosecutors said at their bond hearing Saturday. The sheriff’s deputy saw the fight and tried to intervene.

That’s when Miller allegedly punched him in the face and jumped on his back. Williams took out a hammer and began wildly swinging at the officer, but missed, prosecutors said. He was not seriously injured.

Williams and Miller, who both live in the 4600 block of South Drexel, face felony aggravated battery to a peace officer and misdemeanor criminal trespass charges.

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